Lester Elementary School

1970 Lester Highway
Lester, WV 25865
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Lester Elementary School serves 152 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-29% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Lester Elementary School's student population of 152 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students152 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lester Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lester Elementary School is 0.12, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
4%
4%
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White
94%
90%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lester Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.120.12
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lester Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRaleigh County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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